Ahmedabad-based Omspace is an aerospace company that specializes in rocket-making and space research. The company builds small rockets for small satellites and focuses on creating a cost-effective solution for the launch of satellites into orbit. Omspace also runs an educational program that trains students in relevant skills and has educated over 45,000 students to date. Founder Ravindra Raj believes that India has much potential in the space research industry, with the Indian government aiming to increase its contribution from 2% to 5% in the coming years. Raj sees IN-SPACe, the Indian government's initiative to boost aerospace research, as a significant push for the industry. For students interested in a career in space research, Raj advises staying updated on the latest aerospace news and inventions and developing relevant skills. For entrepreneurs trying to raise funds, Raj recommends maintaining traction and having a supportive mentor, as well as exploring government schemes for startups and entrepreneurs.
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